Howick Family History

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Howick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Northumberland. The former is named from Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’ or hoc ‘hook’ + wic ‘outlying farm’; the latter probably originally had as its first element Old English heah ‘high’, but was later influenced by hoh.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Cowick, Lovick, Wick, Bewick, Goswick, Harwick, Horwich, Hick, Hock

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Howick Family Origin

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Howick Family Occupations

What did your Howick ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Howick. 3% of Howick men worked as a Gardener and 55% of Howick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Howick were Farmworker and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farmworker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Howick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Howick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Howick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 816 immigration records available for the last name Howick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 810 military records available for the last name Howick. For the veterans among your Howick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Howick Life Expectancy

What is the average Howick lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Howick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Howick in 1963 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Howick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Howick ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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